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Setting Up Guardianship in a Will

Setting Up Guardianship in a Will

A guardian acts as the legal parent of a child until he reaches the age of majority in the event of his parents’ death, incapacity or unfitness, while a will conveys the wishes of a parent who becomes incapacitated or dies. A parent can not only use a will to distribute his assets and nominate......[Read More]
Nannostomus Fish Care - 4 Exciting Varieties

Nannostomus Fish Care - 4 Exciting Varieties

Get a good idea of how to look after the variety of fish that you buy. Today you get aquariums with all kinds of electronics gadgetry to help you look after your fish. However you could still use something like a test kit and maybe additional items to help take care of your aquarium. It is true that......[Read More]
What Is Stress Coat for Fish?

What Is Stress Coat for Fish?

Stress Coat is produced by Aquarium Pharmaceuticals and is a liquid formula used to make tap water safe for fish, such as marine and tropical fish, that live in fresh and saltwater aquariums. A drop of the formula into the fish tank removes harmful components in water such as chlorine, chloramines a......[Read More]
Salt Water Fish Tank Filter Systems

Salt Water Fish Tank Filter Systems

Confused about all the different types of aquarium filters? This article sorts it all out for you.......[Read More]
How to Breed Sun Catfish

How to Breed Sun Catfish

Sun catfish originate from India. This species does not spawn spontaneously in the confines of tanks, and are bred under controlled conditions through hormonal manipulation. Gravid or ripe females have a noticeably swollen abdomen and a red vent. Male sun catfish are typically smaller than females a......[Read More]
How to Breed Angelfish Eggs

How to Breed Angelfish Eggs

Angelfish are brightly colored triangular shaped fish with fins. If you have some of these fish and would like more or want to make a little money selling them, you can breed angelfish. First, the fish you plan on using as parents must be well-conditioned. The environment and water temperature of th......[Read More]
How to Grow Algae in a Fish Tank

How to Grow Algae in a Fish Tank

Aquarium owners generally want to control algae and reduce its growth in their tanks, but at times, algae is actually a desirable plant. You may want to use a mat of algae to provide cover and security for baby fish or shy adult fish living in a community tank with more aggressive species. Getting a......[Read More]
Confused With the Many Options? How To Choose the Right Fish Tank Filter

Confused With the Many Options? How To Choose the Right Fish Tank Filter

Fish tank filters are a number one necessity in keeping your fishes alive. Without it, the aquarium your fishes will inevitably die of suffocation. These are mechanisms that help maintain the cleanliness of your aquarium.......[Read More]
How to Start Your Own Backyard Koi Pond

How to Start Your Own Backyard Koi Pond

There are many different opinions of what constitutes a good koi pond design, one design does not fit all situations as there are many important factors to take into consideration when looking to build your own koi pond. I have never met anyone who has regretted building there own koi fish pond.......[Read More]
How to Keep Shrimp With Cichlids

How to Keep Shrimp With Cichlids

When you're maintaining a freshwater aquarium, you want to make sure that your fish are compatible with all of their tank-mates. This is especially true when you're housing cichlids in an aquarium. Though some cichlid varieties make excellent community fish; others can be far too aggressive to keep ......[Read More]
How to Design a Fish Tank Stand

How to Design a Fish Tank Stand

If you own a fish tank, you will need a place to mount it, maybe a counter or the top of a dresser. These surfaces are not intended to hold the weight of a full fish tank and you might need for something else. Commercial stands, from your local pet supply store, are another option, but can be expens......[Read More]
Freshwater Fish - Cichlids

Freshwater Fish - Cichlids

Cichlids are a popular species of aquarium fish. They are also commonly used for eating and game.......[Read More]
How to Care for Glass Catfish

How to Care for Glass Catfish

Glass catfish are freshwater fish native to the tropical rivers of Southeast Asia. The most striking characteristic of the glass catfish is their transparent body which allows their bones and other internal structures to be visible. They can grown up to 3 1/2 inches long. Glass catfish are easy to f......[Read More]
How to Mold an Acrylic Aquarium

How to Mold an Acrylic Aquarium

Acrylic aquariums do not crack as easily as glass tanks do. They are also lighter than all-glass aquariums and are therefore popular among aquarists. Acrylic does, however, scratch easily, so care is needed when building and using this type of aquarium. Acrylic has the same index of refraction as wa......[Read More]
What Are the Signs of Pair Bonding in Discus Fish?

What Are the Signs of Pair Bonding in Discus Fish?

Discus fish have signs they display during pair bonding.discus image by Henryk Olszewski from Fotolia.comNative to regions in South America, the discus fish is highly temperamental when it comes to tank conditions. Domestic discus fish come in a variety of different colors. However, those.........[Read More]
Cichlids Care - Reducing Your Cichlids' Aggression

Cichlids Care - Reducing Your Cichlids' Aggression

Cichlids, especially the males, can be difficult to care for as they can be fiercely aggressive when breeding or protecting their off-springs. The trick in caring for cichlids is to reduce their aggression as much as possible by making simple adjustments in tank size and aquascaping.......[Read More]
Using a Microscope in Koi Treatment

Using a Microscope in Koi Treatment

A microscope is an important piece of equipment, because it can help you to diagnose parasitic infestation accurately. Microscopes can be highly sophisticated devices. Some offer three dimensional devices; others allow you to take photographs. While these features may be desirable in some circumstan......[Read More]
TetraAqua CrystalWater: The Instructions

TetraAqua CrystalWater: The Instructions

If you own an freshwater aquarium or fish tank and have problems with cloudy water, you may be considering using TetraAqua's CrystalWater product. This product is a solution composed of aluminum and iron salts, which completely clears the tank's water within 12 hours. To use the CrystalWater product......[Read More]
Selecting the Right Koi

Selecting the Right Koi

Before you go and buy your very own Koi fish, it is important to know what to look for. You'll be required to spend money here, and therefore, you need to make the most of your purchase.......[Read More]
The Effectiveness of Live Rock in Reef Aquariums

The Effectiveness of Live Rock in Reef Aquariums

Live rock is not just a decoration for reef aquariums but can be an extremely useful addition to saltwater systems. It is collected from the vicinity of a coral reef and consists mostly of aged coral rubble (branches or masses of reef-building coral skeletons) of varying sizes. It varies in quality ......[Read More]